AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

True or False

Something different this month! Answering (true/false/ depends!) and pondering the following questions will test your knowledge of some [...]

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I’ve moved offices?

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I've moved offices? Well, that answer depends on two things: 1. Did you use your office [...]

Can Personal Trainers Give Nutrition Advice?

Health and fitness pros know that to help a client transform their body, you must address movement, lifestyle, and nutrition. They know [...]

PSYCHOTHERAPIST-PATIENT SEX -Retrospective and Perspective

In the late 1980’s I asked a question of a group of therapists who were providing me with their input as I prepared to draft [...]

Ensured : A CPH & Associates Web Series to Ensure You’re Appropriately Insured

We understand, professional liability insurance isn't the most exciting thing to learn about, but it's important. It's important to you [...]

Questions to Ask Before Taking Your Client’s Workout Outdoors

While you can't beat the convenience of the treadmill and elliptical, there's nothing quite like working out in the sunshine. Fitness [...]

Scope of License / Child Abuse Reporting  / Signed Authorization to Release Confidential Information

In the May 2019 issue of this Bulletin, I asked whether the reader (presumably, a licensed mental health practitioner) was permitted to [...]

Lack of Assessment and Monitoring of Patient Leads to Her Death

It is important to keep in mind that when a patient injury or death occurs due to a nurse’s professional negligence, it is not uncommon [...]

Are You A Size-Friendly Trainer?

Weight loss is a perfectly acceptable goal of fitness, especially if it’ll improve a person's overall health. As a fitness [...]

Scam Targeting Therapists: What You Need to Know

A nationwide scam claims you'll be arrested for failing to appear in court - if you don't pay up. "I did a consultation with an insured [...]

LPN’s Appalling Conduct Leads to Lawsuit

I recently came across a narrative Online of a shocking case involving an LVN.1 The author changed the names of those involved to [...]

Is My Gym’s Liability Waiver Enough?

As a wellness or fitness professional, protecting your professional practice should be top of mind. Even with regular inspections, [...]

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